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#169 – Brecon Beacons day – Craig Fan Du, Corn Du, Pen y Fan and Cribyn

Living on the edge of the Clwydian Hills, with Snowdonia just an hour away by car, it’s easy to ignore the other hills and mountains of Wales. Last summer we took a trip south including a couple of days out … Continue reading

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#168 – Mynydd Sygyn and the Pass of Aberglaslyn

Winter in Snowdonia (JB) As I write this, Snowdonia has been transformed to an Alpine Winter Paradise, with people enjoying the snow-covered mountains. What have I been up to, you may wonder – I’ll tell what I’ve been up to, … Continue reading

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#167 – More Carneddau wanderings

After the recent cold spell and storm force winds it’s difficult to remember that autumn in the UK was one long extended summer (OK, I exaggerate just a little!). It was late November when we decided on a Carneddau day … Continue reading

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#166 – Happy New Year for 2015

Hope you all had a Happy Christmas, and wishing you a Happy New Year for 2015, From Chris, ‘Mist’ and meself! (Now, can I remember how to get Chris back to her normal size ……..?)

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#165 – Creigiau Gleision – Winter arrives in North Wales

When we look back on 2014, in North Wales we will remember the wettest August for a long time, followed by a prolonged spell of warm, settled weather. Then, just a week ago, winter arrived, and not before time, because … Continue reading

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#164 – Moel Hebog – “Bare Hill of the Hawk”

I was dithering a bit as I drove towards the mountains from Betws y Coed. It was a ‘good weather day’ and I was trying to choose between walking routes on Moel Siabod, Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) or Moel Hebog. All … Continue reading

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#163 – The Berwyns? Where’s that? – Part 2

A walk in an area that I’m not too familiar with usually prompts a return visit, and the Berwyn Ridge (see post #162) was no exception, so in less than a week I was back again and enjoying the fine … Continue reading

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